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good morning, kira. >> good morning, carolyn. as you said, security will be tight. it already is tight. police and highway patrol are already out this morning patrolling the streets and it's all just to make sure fans are safe. san francisco police chief greg suhr tells us there will be twice as many police out on the streets come paired to the typical sunday. and muni will run bus that is can be quickly rerouted so they don't get stuck in celebrationings like they did after the world series win. all buses on market street will be detour and most will switch. the f market street service will be replaced by buses all day today. all the plans are not to get in the way of any potential celebrations. again, leaders reiterate they just want everyone to celebrate responsibility. >> we don't want to arrest anybody, we want everyone to have a blast and celebrate the
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six and just show the country that nobody has got it better than us. >> also to help keep all 49'ers fans safe, the chp is holding dui check points across the bay area today. triple a said alcohol related car crashes increase 75% on super bowl sunday. no one wants that to happen, especially today. one of the security guards i just spoke with with the ferry building, which is ill illuminated in red and gold. but back to the security guard, he told me remember the good old days back in 1981 when the niners won the super bowl when everyone was out in the streets and no one was drunk, no one was violent, no one got killed. he said remember those days? no one got arrested. let's try for that again today. and i couldn't agree more. not to end on a sour note but more of a positive note. hopefully we have some safe celebrations this evening. reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news.
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>> zero tolerance for bad behavior. thank you, career are you. outside the superdome the streets have been packed niners fans. as they told abc7 news reporter katie marzullo, it was expensive but well worth it to join the super bowl party in new orleans. >> in new orleans it's always a party but something feels different now, special. >> go niners! >> yeah, niners! >> go niners! >> 49er fans have arrived in mass numbers and they all have a tale to tell of how they got here. devaneys are from sacramento. michael went on line before the game was over and his family's fate was sealed. >> i knew about a minute, minute and a half they were going so i bought the ticket. we tried to get flights but we couldn't so we said we are driving. >> we decorated the car on the way here. whole way here we were getting honks and it was a lot of fun. >> joe senior is here from san francisco.
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he's a season ticketholder and maybe the world's most generous niner fan. >> i was picked in the lottery. i gave my two tickets to my son and daughter and i bought mine. >> his cost $1,400.00. it is on the 50-yard line. you don't have to be from san francisco or even california to be a 49er fan. meet curtis potter from mississippi. >> you know his name. we got it for the homeboy! >> a t-shirt is one thing but carlos has taken his gear to a new level. >> my license plate i had for years and years. my last name is lema or 49er lema, that's what i am. >> but he isn't a ticketholder. life is good when you are a 49er faithful. >> there are more ravens fans here than 49er fans. there's one. but the niner fans, they brought heart, they brought confidence, and they are predicting a win n new orleans, katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> katie, larry beil, mike
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shumann and wayne friedman are sending out great behind-the-scenes updates, including this one sent last night of the view from the superdome. we are retweeting the pictures at abc7 news bay area. during the game follow our teams in new orleans on twitter and facebook for the best up to the minute coverage of what is happening on and off the field. whatever happens tonight, abc7 news will be here to cover it. we will be on right after the game with live coverage from the bay area and new orleans. 49er fans fever is not limited to the bay area or on the ground. the faithful are even showing share spirit underwater. this diver is dressed to win at the aquarium of the bay. and the crew of the george h.w. bush is look forward to an exciting super^bowl. they are currently in training somewhere in the atlantic. show your photos to us. you can e-mail them to us and we
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are also posting your picks on abc7news.com. the 49'ers have announced that defensive back for the niners made offensive remarks. he said he will volunteer at the trevor project in san francisco. it provides crisis and suicide intervention for lgbt youth. one 49er, one raider, but no eddy debartolo among the members of the nfl hall of fame. red and gold that would be in the hall this year belongs to former offensive lineman larry allen. a ten-time pro goal selection. this was his first year of eligibility. allen spent most of his career in dallas but finished up with the 49'ers. another first ballot inductee, warren sapp, the former buck near, who played his last few
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years in silver and black will be enshrined in canton, ohio. sapp was a dominating force on the offensive line. andre reid was passed over again. >> there's no question in my mind kid debartolo belongs in there. he's certainly at the top of the list and i hope people see it for what it is and understand it. he was the best owner history of professional sports. >> two players who did not get in, former receiver tim brown and former 49'ers linebacker charles haley. fairfield police have 15 detectives and three sergeants investigating the murder of a 13-year-old girl. her naked body was found in a park early friday morning. a growing memorial of flowers and mementos marks the spot in allen wit park where her body was discovered.
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we have the latest. >> give us our day our daily bread. >> reporter: allen wit park has gone from a crime scene to an alter. honoring a 13-year-old found alone, naked and dead friday morning. >> she was face down. there's no obvious signs of trauma. put it that way. that's all i will say about her body. >> and today fairfield police asked abc7 not to release the girl's name or photos. detectives are following several leads from nearby surveillance cameras, but still do not have any suspects. they do know the girl was in the 7th grade at green valley middle school in cordalia. she was in school thursday and when she didn't return home that afternoon her foster parents called police. this friend was with her just before she got on the bus thursday after school. >> we were talking about life and success and like a bunch of
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stuff and then that's the last i seen her. she had a big smile on her face. >> now the tears wash over this community that is in mourning. >> it's heartbreaking to know that a teenage girl could end up dead in a park here. >> the sadness also served as a call for action. >> it brings a lot back for me. just because of me being in that place, being someone who was abducted. >> sanchez was only 8 when she was kidnapped and vallejo. now she helps families of missing or murdered children heel. she's reaching out to the 13-year-old's family to offer her support. >> she was a baby. she has a family that loves her. she has friends that love her that she went to school with. you know, 13-year-olds are supposed to be involved in sports and, you know, getting good grades. >> missy sanchez is also offering to help the family with
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any fundraising efforts needed to pay for the funeral. in fairfield, abc7 news. richmond and el~cerrito bart stations were shut down for a couple hours yesterday after a suspicious item was found on the tracks. stations were closed around noon after a package was spotted at el~cerrito dell norta. the object was harmless and service returned to normal. new this morning, the next about tenant to move into the san francisco palace of fine arts could spend up millions to renovate the 90-year-old building. the former home of the exploratorium is now vacant, although a private boys school will lease the space until the summer of 2014. today the san francisco examiner reports the next tenant will be responsible for upgrading the roof, the piling system and drainage and put in an energy
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generator. it could cost as much as $15 million to $25 million according to sources familiar with that site. an architect durable study showed the is palace built for the 1915 panama exhibition is otherwise in great shape. there's a proposal to replace san francisco's entire network of parking meters by next fall. the city has about 23,000 older meters that accept only coins and muni payment cards. those, plus the newer sf park technology meters, would all be replaced with brand new equipment. the coin meters are about 8 years old. the newer ones four years old. city managers say they are supposed to be replaced every seven years. the city of oakland is cutting parking rates just in time for the chinese new year. parking garages, for instance, will charge just two dollars to park monday through friday. the rate reduction is part of a pilot program to bring more
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business to the city's chinatown district. coming up next, a controversial photo, as president obama prepares to start his campaign for new gun control measures. and a new dramatic beach rescue in the north bay. and the good samaritans who ♪ we were skipping stones and letting go ♪
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>> the white house has released a picture of president obama skeet shooting. putting to rest the rumors of whether the president has ever fired a gun. the photo was made public as the president begins campaigning for
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new gun control measures. the national rifle association is not impressed. they said one picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting every gun ban and gun control measure imaginable. today at 8:00 george stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with the most powerful man in the senate. senate majority leader harry reid of nevada is the guest on abc's "this week." no question is off-limits as they tackle gun control and immigration. don't miss "this week" with george coming up here on abc7. the families of human organ donors have dedicated a tree of life. each leaf is inscribed with the name of someone who donated part of themselves so others may live. >> my father passed away in august. he was an amazing man. he was a hero to us every day. we knew that in his passing he could be a hero to others so we
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chose it donate. >> that's beautiful. according to the hospital, there are 10,000 people in northern california waiting for organs. of those, an average of 18 die every day waiting for a transplant. a group of good samaritans helped save the life of a man struggling in the surf. it happened at stinson beach yesterday afternoon. abc7 news reporter sergio talked to witnesses and has the story. >> reporter: this is cell phone video of the helicopter dispatched to airlift a man after he was pulled from the surf at stinson beach. video was shot by eduardo. he said surfers came to the man's rescue. >> three people were surfing and one guy calling for help. >> witnesses say they pulled the man out of the water and started yelling for help. some people on the beach pitched in. in that group from the beach were two people, a doctor and a nurse, and they quickly started administratorring cpr.
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>> in this picture shot by another person at the beach you can see a huddle of people around the man in distress. according to the marin county fire department, he may have suffered a heart attack in the water. the quick action by the surfers who pulled him to safety may have saved his life and the doctor and nurse who happened to be enjoying the beach this afternoon were also in the right place at the right time. >> a man and a woman in the bay doing cpr, very good cpr, and the guy, and they, he started to breathe. okay. >> authorities did not release the identities of the good samaritans. same goes fortmann who was pulled from the water. he was air notified doctor's medical center in san pablo. he was awake and talk when he was be being loaded into the helicopter. at stinson beach, abc7 news. and there's a warning this morning about sneaker waves on
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northern california beaches. the national weather service has called them a has starred alert. sneaker waves can rise up out of nowhere and can sweep people into the surf. lisa, they are also called rogue waves, correct? >> yeah. at 10:00 is the advisory. by the afternoon they should subside. we have partly cloudy skies. numbers mainly in the 40s. it's not too cool out there. the winds are calm and a little fog is developing along the central coast. i'll have the rest of your weekend forecast for the super^bowl and a return of rain. we will talk about it coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also neck, if not for the 49'ers, the sharks might be the talk of the town. last night they tried to improve to a perfect 8-0, facing off against nashville. rick kwan has the highlights coming up in sports.
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>> meteorologist lisa argen is here today. a lot of people won't care about the weather today, they will be inside watching the game. >> a lot of people i ran into said what game. >> really? >> yeah. maybe they live if a weird place. we have a nice day in store. in fact, as we take a look jade right now from the east bay camera, vollmer peak, it looks pretty quiet out there. winds a little brisk in the higher elevations and we are looking at pretty nice afternoon. we did manage some sunshine, but much of the south bay cool in the 50s while the north bay was warmer due to less cloud cover. live doppler 7hd coverage this morning. the clouds are banked up along the shoreline. we won't see much in the way of sunshine here from the central coast and in and around san francisco. we do have the low clouds and fog somewhat like a summertime pattern. so that will keep our coast
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cloudy and cooler. elsewhere we will get into more 60s around the bay. 47 in mountain view and los gatos. 46 for san jose, 43 novato. 50 half moon bay and 49 in monterey. so starting out with the clouds around the bay, keeping us pretty mild this afternoon. we will look for a little bit more in the way of mixing as the system to our north begins to push to the east. that will allow for a little bit more sunshine and temperatures to come up into the 60s for most neighbors. although that fog along the coast keeping it cool. then much, much cooler air heads our way with some rain beginning on thursday. we talk about the rogue waves, possibility right on through 10:00. so still very dangerous here. so avoid the slippery rocks and never turn your back to the ocean because we are still look at the high swells right on through midmorning hours. here's the way it looks. satellite and radar composite, you will notice that much of the
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serious -- sir russ clouds we had yesterday are heading to the east. as that continues to spin and gets closer to us should mix things out. we will more of a northerly component. you will notice that throughout the day today we should see more in the way of sun except right at the coast here it should stay on the gray side. that will keep the numbers barely at 60 degrees. the high pressure once again keeping the storm track to the north not only for the rest of the weekend but it looks like back to sunshine tomorrow, into the early part of tuesday and then by wednesday we are looking at partly cloudy skies and cooler air begins to head our way. back home mid-60s sacramento, 80 in calm springs with upper 40s in the sierra and back home 59 with the clouds around half moon bay. 64 in napa and down by the monterey bay it's been a little cool here yesterday and today still upper 50s. you head inland, 64 in gilroy.
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the accuweather seven-day forecast, mid-60s we will be look at for today and tomorrow. slightly cooler tuesday and wednesday numbers dropping off into the 50s at the coast. notice everyone will cool off. in fact, we are talking well below normal and the showers, best chance looks late thursday into friday. >> i thought yesterday you were sag you were backing off on the showers. >> yeah, not a big storm but looks like we are looking still at some rain. >> l thank you, lisa. let's check out sports. the countdown is almost over with super bowl xlvii just about ten hours away. as you know, the niners trying to bring home the tomorrow's sixth lombardi trophy. last night the sharks tried to remain undefeated when they played nashville at the tank. here's rick kwan with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. the sharks had opened the season with seven straight wins. would the streak continue against nashville? let's go out to the tank. it was scoreless after one. san jose had a great opportunity in the second.
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ryane clowe's shot goes off the post but martin havlat, thinking it was in, celebrates instead of putting the puck in the net. havlat tries to make up for it in the third period. he scores with the backhand. it was tied at one a piece. for a third straight contest, the sharks went to a shootout. this time, though, they would lose. pavelski was shocked by renee peca. they drop to 7-1. after sitting out with a twisted ankle stefhon curry was back in the lineup. bogut drivers the wide-open lay. he had 11 points and 8 rebounds. curry's ankle held up just fine, thank you. he had buries the three here. he had ten points at the break. nice pass by bogey gut, who goes behind the back to harrison barnes. he matched his season high with 21 points. third quarter action. curry on the break. he gets the hoop and the foul. after trailing by four at the half, golden state pulls away to
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win. david lee goes back door to curry for the reverse. curry with a game high 29. warriors win by 20. it's their fourth straight victory. after losing to stanford wednesday fifth-ranked oregon paid a visit to haas. justin cobbs connects. cal takes the lead. singler puts up the three and the bears defense comes up big and gets the ball back on the jump ball possession a pair of free throws made the final 58-54. fans stormed the court. the bears now 13-8. the saint mary's fans got to envoy a laugher against portland. it was all gales. the steal and lay-up. he scored a game high 23. saint mary's led by 21 at the break. it would get worse for the pilots. to waldo, they win their seventh straight. improve to 19-4. who will win the super^bowl? trent dill ford has played
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quarterback for both the 49'ers and ravens. here is what he thinks. >> i think the niners are the superior team. not the better team but the superior team. if the niners don't mess it up, they don't get in their own way, i think they win this game not easily, i don't think anything is ever super easy but they get after the rave expense impose their will and win the game. >> my prediction for the super^bowl, 49'ers win it 28-21. i'm rick kwan. enjoy your super bowl sunday. >> the hometown hero, colin kaepernick, gets ready for his first super^bowl. and some of the locals abc7 reporter wayne friedman met when he ventured outside new orleans into the bayou. and from new orleans back to san francisco, we are just hours away from the super bowl celebration. coming up we will tell you how police and the other way patrol are preparing, what you need to look out for. it's not all receiverious. what fans are doing to prepare for their big parties today
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standard at citibank. >> welcome back, everyone. are you ready for some football? super bowl xlvii is just hours away. fans and first responders are getting ready for celebrations in san francisco. abc7 news reporter kira klapper joins us live along the embarcadero. good morning, kira. >> good morning to you, carolyn. as you said, first responders are preparing twice as many police in fact will be on the streets in san francisco today. we all remember those destructive and violent celebrations after the giants world series win. it was a wonderful thing, but some rowdy fans ruined that, and they don't want that happening today. of course, there are some much lighter preparations going on, as well, across the bay area.
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in the marina, police are expecting big crowds, in addition to the north beach communities. on chestnut street they are cranking out 49er cakes. they cost in the $60 range. people are buying them up along with hundreds of cookies and cupcakes at four dollars a pop. that will be a crucial part of one woman's super bowl party today, she tells us. >> surprise. whoever can get closest to how long the national anthem is going to be without going over gets a cupcake, a 49'ers cupcake. >> the game is also inspiring art efforts. it took a week and a half for one man to finish a painting of quarterback colin kaepernick. filled like to see it, it's on display at the main street cafe in. and more than 100 police will be on the streets and check points in effect across the area. mayor ed lee has asked bars to watch how many alcohol they are selling today. of course, when the giants won
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the world series about a dozen people were arrested for public intoxication. no one wants that to happen again. we don't want to be patronizing here but we just want people to be safe. celebrate safely and look forward to a hopeful parade. isn't that right, carolyn? reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> the mayor decided, kira, to stay put and not go to new orleans because he wants to keep an eye on what's going on back here at home. let's hope it's safe. >> that's right. protect his city. nice of him to stay with us, although i bet he wishes he were there celebrating. >> i know he does. we wish we were there, too, but we are here watching later today. thank you, kira. well, this weekend the city of turlock is raising money in honor of its hometown hero, 49'ers quarterback colin kaepernick. yesterday a fundraiser was held at his alma mater, pittman high. turlock has turned into a virtual kaepernick kingdom.
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his numbers and school pictures are everywhere. everyone at the fundraiser knows collin. >> a really tall guy and very good at sports but also shy. that's how i remember him. >> humble. he's a good kid. you know, smart student. he was a great kid. >> and kaepernick would certainly approve of where this money is going. it's being funneled right into turlock's education fund. it seems abc7 news reporter wayne pried man has been just about everywhere this past week in new orleans. giving us the flavor of the french quarter and bourbon street. this morning he's outside of new orleans where he met some swamp people. >> fifteen miles southwest of new orleans, did you ever hear of lafeet, louisiana? eats a place where even this weekend the super^bowl is an afterthought. >> what's the big attraction? >> alligators. >> we are entering the heart of louisiana swampland darkness.
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only the bravest souls venture here, boat loads of them. >> it's awesome but it's creepy. >> he's animals -- >> they are real? >> they are real. >> real enough to touch and hold? i must be on something right now, i don't know. >> and thanks to the navigating skills of the captain, they are right off the side. >> we don't have alligators in l.a. >> do you want to pet him? >> no. i wouldn't mind a pocketbook. >> it's all part of the national preserve. the alligators are protected yet but you haven't seen a big one yet. now you have. here's a look at the dominant male in these parts. he's easy to find because he's almost 11 feet long. >> how old is he? >> sixty, seventy years. >> how big is he? >> eleven feet, probably 400 pounds, 500 pounds. >> is this someone you don't want to tangle with? >> you don't want to mess with him.
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>> he didn't move because at 70 degrees today the water was cold. what's that? you wonder how he got this shot? a brave cameraman named randy davis -- do not try this at home, especially when cruising a bayou in louisiana. wayne friedman, abc7 news. ♪. >> wayne, larry, katie and schu are sending out great behind-the-scenes updates. like this photo of 49er fan michael and ken. we are retweeting the best of those at abc7 news bay area. and during the game follow our team in new orleans an twitter and facebook for the best up to the minute coverage of what's happening on and off the field. whatever happens tonight, abc7 news will be here to cover it. we will be on right after the game with live coverage from the bay area and new orleans. 49er fans are showing off their team spirit and the
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kaepernicking craze continues. check out these young fans getting into the spirit. and these fans are ready to party today. they are rooting for a big win in new orleans. show your photos with us. you can e-mail them to ureport@kgo-tv.com. we are also posting your picks on abc7news.com. new this morning a shortage of state funds could force san mateo county court officials to lay off workers and shut down courtrooms. the san francisco chronicle reports four court commissioners are among the 25 positions on the chopping block unless more state money flows in by july. under the budget proposed by governor jerry brown, most courtroom operations in south san francisco and san mateo would shut down. the state has slashed jew dishry funding for the past three years, forcing san mateo county to use $200 million in dwindling reserves for operations.
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oakland mayor jean quan is warning plant owners if they want the city's contract they need to treat their employees well. the comment made after a meeting of oakland recycle plant workers yesterday. they aired grief advancefs low pay and unhealthy conditions and bosses who retaliate. the mayor said that all has to change. >> you have a new contract coming up on garbage and we've been having a hard time getting competition going n the next two years we will be letting out a new contract and trying to get a little competition between the companies. private competition usually treats people well. >> we contacted all four companies who own oakland's recycling plants. none gave us a response to the workers' claims. coming up next, having trouble get to go sleep? the one thing you can to to help you get some zs. and take a live look from the san mateo bridge.
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cooler today around the bay. lisa argen will have your forecast in a few minutes.
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>> welcome back, everyone. it is 5:40. everyone is turning it red and gold. this is the embarcadero in the 49er team colors as they get ready to take on the baltimore ravens later on today. go niners! sleep. we all do it. we all need it. now a u.c. berkeley study has looked at how the way you sleep could affect your memories. reporter amy has the story. >> scientists have discovered
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what is happening at night may be the key to why memories fade as you age. turns out it's not how much you sleep but what kind of sleep that may be crucial. it's called slow wave feet. nonwave deep sleep that occurs in in the first few hours of a sleep cycle. your brain waves are actually different with higher peaks and valleys. >> that sleep is transferring memories from one location in the brain, a short term location, to a long-term location. >> we all heard of retesting femmery by memoriesing dates and faces. but they ask them to memories ordinary words paired with nonsense words. the theory, that the ability to retain previously unknown information declines with age. doctors then tested to see if people could remember those word pairings after sleep. the older patients with less low wave sleep had a harder time remembering the words. >> if you had bad sleep your memory was a lot worse. if we can improve sleep,we can
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actually improve memory >> got news, no matter your age, doctors say there is a way to improve slow wave sleep and, thus, your memory. >> exercise and exercise may be especially interesting in relationship to this deep slow wave sleep. exercise can increase the amount of time that you intend in that deep slow wave sleep. >> scientists say while it is important to exercise, it's a bad idea to do so just before bed. it can get you too fired up to suddenly relax and sleep. as you know, i have no problems immediately dropping off. but show has big problems. >> yeah, yeah. >> we are both awake right now. >> we are, and ready to go for the niners this afternoon. the city it will be a little cloudier. some clouds banked up along the shore. 46 in oakland. san jose. we will talk about sunshine inland, cooler at the coast and a return to the rain. that's all in the seven-day outlook next. >> thank you, lisa.
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>> welcome back. team now is 5:45. this is a leave look at emeryville this sunday morning. it's currently 46 degrees. going to be about 63 later on. partly cloudy today. lisa argen will be along with the full accuweather forecast for your city coming up. after the super bowl it will be time to start thinking about those valentine's day flowers. there's a lot of competition for your business. seven on your side's michael finney has been looking into some unique services being offered. >> reporter: when it comes to flowers, we all have the same
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concern, that what we bought and paid for isn't what actually arrives. >> they will show up and they are wilted and it looks like you didn't care. that's a problem because i did care. isen the flowers in the first place. >> have you ever received any flowers tharpe lousy? >> yeah, actually. >> what happened? >> well, to put them in a vase would be nice. >> you don't get the same kind of feeling from them. it's kind of cool. >> did you feel like the person who sent them got ripped off. >> definitely, yeah. >> yeah. >> all the websites show pretty pictures, but how can you know what was actually delivered? well, 7 on your side has found a way with photo confirmation. a unique service offered by these two of san francisco's jane's roses. >> it works very well for both. for us, that our client is happy, and for clients that they have whatever they ordered.
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and they know that they didn't waste money and they are happy. [door knocking] >> hello. >> he makes the delivery. >> flowers. >> cool! >> the person who sent the flowers would like me to take a picture and e-mail it back. would you allow me to do this? >> absolutely. >> he brings out a am carolyn tyler rashad, a picture is taken of the flowers and the recipient. it is a fun moment to capture. the photo is e-mailed to the sender. now this one came in upside down, but most come in right side up like these. allowing the sender to get in on the fun and make sure they get what they paid for. >> that is so cool. that's really smart. a lot of times i buy flowers for my mom back home and i'll have her take a picture for me and it's never when i want it to be.
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so this is really, really neat. it's a cool service. >> i'm surprised nobody copied this service from us. i don't know why, but nobody does. >> i did an internet search and only found a handful of florists offering a similar service. among them one in indianapolis, another in pensacola, florida and another in alberta, canada. ,, there could be more. i hope others do pick up on this. it is a great consumer protection. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> and it's sweet, too. it's kind of fun for both the giver and the receiver. lisa argen here now talking about the weather and maybe some rain in the forecast down the line. >> yeah. not a big storm, but that's coming the end of the week. and before that we still have a couple of dry days. in fact, several dry days to enjoy. today we are going to see a little bit more in the way of mixing. that should allow for some more sunshine in just parts of the bay area. not everywhere. we have the half-marathon in
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san francisco today. and the 17th annual vietnamese pet festival from 11 to 7 on larken street. a look across the bay. quiet out there. numbers in the 40s with mostly cloudy conditions. live doppler 7hd tracking the clouds and-this is low cloudiness that is banked up along the coast. this is where it is going to stay for much of the day. so we will see less sunshine in the city today and more sun as you head away from the coast. 43 in concord right now. it's 44 in fremont with upper 40s san francisco. 50 half moon bay. good morning watsonville, 48 for you. plenty of clouds down here much of the day and highs were just in the mid-50s. some of the coolest locations from the central coast to the peninsula and south bay yesterday. so mostly cloudy this morning. we will look for more sunshine in the afternoon away from the shoreline. and cooler weather. that's really the big headline for the week ahead. not so much the rain that may visit us thursday into friday, but the much, much cooler air
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with high temperatures well below the average. in fact, snow levels down to 2500 feet. when we see this area of low pressure head our way next thursday. that could bring some showers and a few areas of light snow on top of mount hamilton. we are looking at the dangerous waves continuing right on to 10:00 from the sonoma county coast all the way down to monterey. really be advised that it is still very dangerous out there. and by this afternoon those waves will begin to subside. here's a look at our satellite and radar composite. yesterday the cirrus clouds really filled the sky for much the morning. then they begin to clear out a little bit. notice today much of the cloud cover continues to push to the east. we still have the low clouds out there but the forecast, the computer animation shows that some of this is going to mix on out. so we are looking at a partly cloudy day today with temperatures should be rebounding on the other side of 60 today when we do get the sun. so high pressure in control the rest of the weekend into the
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early part of the work week. we will see dry conditions right on through wednesday. then that low drops south and that will bring a big change to our forecast finally. 74 in los angeles with 62 on the coast. back home highs ranking from the lower 60s from san francisco. 59 and cloudy conditions half moon bay with 63 in fremont, san jose. down by the monterey bay we have the clouds and 58 in monterey. 64 in gilroy. the accuweather seven-day forecast shows that the temperatures not changing much through tomorrow, but a slight dip on tuesday. then by wednesday we are look at some mid-50s coastline. here comes the cooler air with the showers and that system on friday. we could see the low snow levels and then it looks dry, though, into next weekend. so not a big system but a lot of cold air packed with it. >> sounds good. you have a super^bowl party today? >> yeah. how about you? >> well, very quiet. my guy is there in new orleans so that makes a difference. >> holding down the for the?
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>> exactly. thank you, lisa. it is the strongest predicter yet of how the oscars might go. last night in hollywood. directors guild of america chose ben afflect for outstanding director for argo. he beat out other directors and even stephen spielberg for lincoln. affleck said he does not think the award makes him a, quote, real director, but shows that he is on his way. abc7 is the only place to watch the oscars on february 24th. you can start getting ready for the big event with our officials oscars app. check out the my pics feature for details on all the nominees and to keep track of your favorites. the app is available for u phone, ipad, android and the kindle fire. coming up next, perfect for a super^bowl party. we will show you the giant hamburger cooked up in the central valley. you aren't going to
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>> san francisco's chinatown has already kicked off the lunar new year with a mini celebration this weekend. the year of the snake actually starts on february 10th on the chinese calendar. but today the annual chinese new year flower fair continues from 9:00 this morning to 6:00 p.m. a smaller version of next week's snake parade, a march down grant avenue yesterday. thousands of people turned out enjoying food, boots, fruit and candy stands. a stockton restaurant has cooked up what could be california's biggest cheeseburger. at 275 pounds of meat. you see it there. it went on to a 48-inch bun covered in 14 pounds of cheese. it weighed in at a whopping 349 pounds. so how many people does it take to eat that huge burger? the owner of the victory grill
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said even the teams playing in today's super bowl could not finish it by themselves. now we know where's the beef. coming up next at 6:00, super bowl sunday finally here at 49er fans get ready for the big game. >> it is a sea of people here along the mississippi river. among them, the 49er faithful! they went to great trouble and great expense to get here. i'll introduce you to them coming up! >> also ahead, new details about a young girl found dead in fairfield and the kidnapped survivor stepping in to help. [ begins when jif the magic begins when jif fresh roasts peanuts
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>> good morning, everyone. i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, february 3rd. let's get things started with a quick first look at our weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi there, carolyn. 49er faithful, we are looking, of course, at the embarcadero where it is all lit up. we are talking about another beautiful day around the bay. we had a good deal of cirrus clouds yesterday and today. things will change a little built. we will get more mixing. the clouds will be at the coast. there will be more of low cloudiness that stays banked up along the short line. inland we will see more sunshine w the mixes we call it partly cloudy. upper 50s around half moon bay. 60s san francisco with mid-60s east of the bay and south of the bay. more sunshine from san mateo to san jose where you had a lot of clouds yesterday. then for the evening hours we will get cool pretty quickly. we will get into more clearing and several dry days ahead and mild averages before we really get into a

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